Category: Politics

Kenya’s Road to Change: Averting the fatal accident crisis

Wangari Njoroge A crisis of deaths caused by reckless driving and bad roads is being averted as the issue has been labeled a menace and a pandemic in the country. According to the National Transport and Safety Authority (NTSA) in Kenya, road accidents across the country have claimed 563 lives since the year started and […]

Uganda Women Breaking Barriers in Politics and leadership

Christine Kyarikunda   It’s truly remarkable how Uganda has seen a significant shift in its political landscape regarding the role of women. Historically, like in many parts of Africa, women were marginalized and relegated to domestic roles without much say in governance or decision-making processes. The societal norms dictated that women’s primary duties were within the […]

Advancing Inclusive, Equitable STEM education in Nigeria

Oyinlola Abosede In a bid to showcase Africa as a cradle of civilisation and industrialisation, where talent and creativity thrive, Champions Educational Foundation (CEF) is democratising and building resilient education systems for increased access to inclusive, lifelong and quality learning outcomes for all in Africa. Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education is crucial for […]

Hope for PWD’s inclusion in governance

Phillip Anjorin Olakunle Motunrayo had no intention of voting in Osun state at the February 2023 Presidential election because a few years before, she had an unforgettable experience. The 2018 governorship election that brought in Gboyega Oyetola of the All Progressive Congress (APC) was not entirely peaceful. A member of the International Federation of Women […]

Activists Battling Environmental Degradation in the Niger Delta

 Helen Okechukwu In the heart of Nigeria’s Niger Delta, where the emerald green landscapes once sang with the symphony of nature, a harsh reality now unfolds. For decades, the region has borne the heavy burden of environmental degradation, a consequence of relentless oil exploration and exploitation. However, amidst the desolation, a glimmer of hope emerges […]

Burundi: 20-year-old builds electric dam

Alexandre Ndayishimiye While some communities in Burundi have problems accessing electricity, 20 -year old Emile Irakoze has found a solution in his native Kiyagayaga hill, Rusabagi zone, Burambi commune, Rumonge Province (Southern Burundi). Emile Irakoze, the initiator He has built an electric dam with 15 kilowatts (15 KW) capacity. Located on Nyamihire River, 80 kilometers […]

Transforming livelihoods through Street Business School

David Arome Amidst the economic downturn in Nigeria, microbusinesses on the streets bear the brunt of the crisis. The impact is glaring with a vast majority struggling to survive. In response to this challenge, the Strategy and Innovation for Development Initiative (SI4DEV), a youth-focused organization dedicated to empowering local volunteers for positive social change in […]

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